Rare 1894 Shanghai to Germany cover to be auctioned

November 9th, 2013 by Francis Leave a reply »

The 1894 registered cover from Shanghai to Germany with datestamp April 22, 1897 will be auctioned in December with an estimate between £130,000 – £215,000.

The cover has a combination of the 1894 Empress Dowager and 1897 Red Revenue stamps with provisional surcharges. They are cancelled by the Shanghai Pa-Kua obliterator in black.

It is also franked with a French Post Offices in China 50c stamp.

 

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